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Humans Threaten Wetlands’ Ability To Keep Pace With Sea-Level Rise

Left to themselves, coastal wetlands can resist rapid levels of sea-level rise. But humans could be sabotaging some of their best defenses.


Sea Level Rise and Shoreline Changes Are Lead Influences On Floods from Tropical Cyclones

Despite the fact that recent studies have focused on climate change impacts on the intensity and frequency of tropical cyclones themselves, sea level rise and shoreline retreat remain the two more certain factors expected to drive an increase in future flood risk from such storms.


Japan Proposes More Steps to Store Fukushima Water

A government panel proposed additional measures to lessen the radioactive water crisis at Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant, saying Tuesday that current plans are not enough to prevent the risk of a disaster.


Imperiled Mussels May be Further Harmed by Climate Change

Rising water temperatures as a result of climate change may harm already endangered or threatened native freshwater mussels in North America, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. Freshwater mussels have been compared to the “canary in the coal mine” in that they are indicators of good water and sediment quality rivers.


Corona Save The Beach Hotel

Created by German artist HA Schult, the first hotel made completely out of garbage opened in 2010 in Rome, Italy, and Madrid, Spain. Trash was collected from beaches throughout Europe to build the Corona Save the Beach Hotel.


Beach Erosion, Western Australia

Erosion, Films, News

Residents living near a popular northern suburbs beach say it’s in danger of disappearing completely. Quinns Rocks locals say while governments argue over whose problem it is ….. the beach continues to erode.


Marine Reserves Enhance Resilience to Climate Change

A new study, led by a University of Southampton scientist, highlights the potential for fish communities in marine reserves to resist climate change impacts better than communities on fished coasts.


The Sounds Of A Warming Planet

Scientists have recorded and identified one of the most prominent sounds of a warming planet: the sizzle of glacier ice as it melts into the sea.


Let’s Talk About Sand: Denis Delestrac At TEDxBarcelona

Denis Delestrac latest feature documentary, “Sand Wars” is an epic eco-thriller that takes the audience around the globe to unveil a new gold rush and a disturbing fact: we are running out of sand! In this TEDxBarcelona talk, he explains us where sand comes from and where it ends up…


The Squeeze On Europe’s Coastline Continues

“Balancing the future of Europe’s coasts”, a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA), argues that Europe needs to improve its knowledge to better understand the long-term damaging effects of current human and economic pressures on the coastal environment, jeopardizing the essential maintenance of the natural capital.

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